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PBS
Feb 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >>> japanese prime minister abe is packing his bags. he will meet later this week with president obama in washington. >> they'll talk about a lot of things. one thing high on the agenda is the japan energy cooperation. japan is looking to the u.s. for an energy boost. prime minister abe will ask president obama to permit shell gas exports to japan. the two leaders will meet on friday at a summit in washington. japan faces a rising energy shortage. most plants are halted and utilities are depending on thermal power. abe is eager to import shell gas as a new cheaper resource. the u.s. is limiting gas exports to its free trade partners only. that's to avoid pressure on domestic fuel prices. japan must go through a government screening on a case by case basis. the prime minister is busy at home too. he's brainstorming to make japanese industry more competitive. he asked for ideas from panel of business people, academic leaders and cabinet ministers. he want to promote clean energy. the panel gathered on monday night to discuss economic growth in three fields, agriculture, energy and scienc
CNN
Feb 19, 2013 1:00am PST
at the inauguration festivities for obama in washington. it grew so loud, president obama visited his home town to address this epidemic, to add his voice, and in the audience behind the president was 14-year-old destiny warren. she came because like so many others, she was tired of losing classmates, neighbors, friends. sadly though, tonight, destiny warren has lost far more. sadder still, she's not alone. in the world she lives in, the world she and so many others are trying hard to change, it seems tragically that enough is never enough. the report from ted rowlands. >> hey, chicago. >> no one listening to president obama had any reason to think they were anything but part of the solution to the problem of gun violence plaguing the city of chicago. least of all, destiny warren, but just a few hours later, she was involved in the worst possible way. when her sister, 18-year-old jenay was shot and killed in this alley in north chicago. >> all this gun violence is going on out here, you never think it will be your child. this is the hardest thing for me in my life. >> it hurt, because that was
Telemundo
Feb 18, 2013 6:30pm PST
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NBC
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
obama is back in washington tonight, he spent the weekend in florida, he has been golfing with tiger woods. now it's back to business, but washington looked like a ghost house. the deadline looms, less than two weeks until the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. lawmakers are in their district this is week and when they return to washington they will have four days to agree on a alternative plan to cut the nation's debt. strategists on both sides say they are working toward a deal. >> the automatic spending cuts will hurt social programs and a big recreational one in san francisco. we are talking about fleet week a navy memo said that the blue angels will be grounded this summer. they perform in 30 u.s. cities each year, while the angels are one part of fleet week, they are generally the biggest draw and the key reason that a million people spend that weekend in san francisco every year. >> the santa cruz community is on high alert after yesterday's violent sexual attack on a woman visiting the campus. she was beaten and raped on a wooded path at noon. she was treated at a local
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 11:00am PST
with president obama. he will speak with the president at white house tomorrow. the reports from washington begin tonight at 5:00 right here on abc7 news. >> a lot of tears were shed in south africa today at oscar pistorius' bail hearing and at his girlfriend's funeral. the blade runner is accused of premeditated murder. there are surprising new sames. >> we hear two different stories this morning about what happened inside oscar pistorius' house on valentine's day. the details were only revealed in between brakes in the bail hearing. oscar pistorius broke down sobbing several times forcing the judge to stop the precedings and tell him to compose himself. >> oscar pistorius said he shot his girlfriend on accident, and these was filled with horror and fear when he realized what he had done. in a statement read by the lawyer he said that he didn't have on his prosthetic legs and he felt vulnerable and thought there was an intruder in the bathroom. >> i have never seen him show an angry side or lose his temper. it is just, he is incredibly kind and gentle and that is the way i know him. >> the prose
NBC
Feb 18, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >>> president obama returns to washington tonight following a presidents' day weekend golf vacation in florida. yesterday's foursome was a memorable one, since one of the four was tiger woods. that's a first for both men. the presidential golf outing is a long-time tradition. so is the desire to stay out of camera range, most of the time. though this might be a little different. nbc's andrea mitchell is with us tonight from washington with more. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the president's downtime is very special time. the white house also has made a commitment to have a small group of reporters following him everywhere he goes. all that blew up this weekend in florida when white house reporters were locked out of an exclusive golf club and only found out that the world's most powerful man was playing a round with the world's most famous golfer on twitter from the golf channel. when fdr died in warm springs, georgia in 1945, white house reporters were in washington. when president eisenhower had his first heart attack after playing 27 holes of golf outside denver in
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 4:30am PST
not be included. abc7 news anchor will travel to washington, dc, for an interview with president obama. dan will talk with the president at white house tomorrow in live reports from washington, dc, starting this evening at 5:00 right here on abc7 news. >> hillary clinton is about do go on the speaking of circuit, stepping down in february as secretary of state and now hired an agency that handles her husband to represent her in lining up speaking engagements and will earn well into six figures for each speech. former president clinton has made $89 million in speaking fees since leaving office 12 years ago. >> we are in for some rain here and other states are dealing with wicked weather. a strong line of storms moved across arkansas knocking out power to thousands, severe weather is hitting eastern north dakota where whiteout conditions. drivers are told to stay off the roads in fargo and grand forks with winds up to 36 miles per hour mixed with snow are causing zero visibility. of course, the roads you do not want to be on. >> the temperatures match the snow up in. mike, we have rain on the
CSPAN
Feb 18, 2013 8:00pm EST
secret staff, chefs and curators, from martha washington to michelle obama. season 1 begins tonight at 9:00 eastern and pacific. on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. and you can also watch it again tonight at midnight. on this presidents' day, we talk about historian doug brinkley on the second terms of presidents. >> douglas brinkley, here is congressional quarterlies weekly and they have a graphic here. second terms tend to be more difficult. why is that? give us the history. >> well, i don't know if i totally believe that. and i know it's so popular right now that i hate to be the contrarian where we're saying second terms are a curse and that they're so much more difficult. i think any president would rather be in their second term than having to be in a first term with a huge election looming. so i think you get a lot of relief when you're president in the second term that you don't have to run again. also, there's a notion there are scandals that occur in the second term on nixon and watergate and iran-contra and lewinsky problems, all ones people raise. what they miss, is what
NBC
Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
, of course, leaves a big boost for the local economy. on this presidents' day, president obama is back in washington tonight after spending the weekend in florida, even golfing with tiger woods yesterday. congress is out for the entear week making the city -- take a look -- look like a ghost town. some tourists were irritated saying less than two weeks remain until the $85 billion in spending cuts kick in. >> it is quite concerning that they're not here. >> get it solved. it's keeping everybody on pins and needles. >> lawmakers are spending this weeklong recess in their own districts and when they return to washington they'll have four days to agree on an alternative plan to cut the nation's debt. strategists on both sides say the politicians are working towards a deal despite being in recess. >>> while we wait for congress, the states are taking matters into their own hands. in colorado today house members pass ed new ammunition limits o background checks. the package of bills bans high capacity ammunition magazines and forbids concealed weapons on college campuses. democratic majorit
ABC
Feb 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
this week to interview president obama. i leaf tomorrow. my report live from washington begin airing tomorrow evening at 5 here on abc 7 news. >> i'll be here reporting the next couple daisy. tweeting from washington as well. at dan ashley abc 7 so follow me on twitter as well. lacking for experience opportunity to talk about issues we care abou about. >> we look forward to hearing what he has to say time. all right let's check in now with sandhya. >> we said at the top storm is coming. >> last time we had measurable rain here in the bay area february 8th. it has been a long time in coming as we check out live doppler 7hd not whole lot is happening but there is moisture coming. it's up to the north. crescent city eureka a light moderate rain falling right now. we have a winter weather advisory beginning at 4 a.m. for the sierra nevada lake county area running until 11:00 p.m. tuesday. expecting 6 to continue inches of snow over the mountains and snow level will be around 2000 feet.so that's where the winter weather advisory in effect. weighs lack from high definition roof
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 1:05am PST
. president himself went golfing in florida with tiger woods. and flew back home to washington today. on wednesday i'll have the chance to sit down with mr. mr. obama for exclusive one-on-one interview at the white house. i'll be traveling to dc this week to interview president obama. i leaf tomorrow. my report live from washington begin airing tomorrow evening at 5 here on abc 7 news. >> i'll be here reporting the next couple daisy. tweeting from washington as well. at dan ashley abc 7 so follow me on twitter as well. lacking for experience opportunity to talk about issues we care abou about. >> we look forward to hearing what he has to say time. all right let's check in now with sandhya. >> we said at the top storm is coming. >> last time we had measurable rain here in the bay area february 8th. it has been a long time in coming as we check out live doppler 7hd not whole lot is happening but there is moisture coming. it's up to the north. crescent city eureka a light moderate rain falling right now. we have a winter weather advisory beginning at 4 a.m. for the sierra ne
KOFY
Feb 19, 2013 11:30am PST
theessage with wmakers on rcessothis are no negoations underway. abc7 ns anchor is traveling to washington dc, right now, for an interview with president obama. he will speak with the president athite house tomrow. thepos fro wasngton begin night at 5:00 right here on abc7 news. >> a lot of tears were shed in south africa today at oscar pistorius' bail hearing and at his girlfriend's funeral. the ade ruer isccused o premedated muer. therare sprising ne same >>e hear t different stories this morni about what happene inside osc pistorius' hou vantins da the dailser only vealed inetween brakes i the bail hearing. oscar pistorius broke down sobbing several times forcing thjudge to stop the precedings d tellim to cpose himsf. oscar ptorius sai he st hi girlfriend on accident, and these s filled with horror and fearwhen he realized whate had done. in a stemenread by the lawyerhe said that he didn't have on his prosthetic legs and he felt vulnerable and thought there was an intruder in the bathroom. >> i he never seen him show an angry sider lo h teer. it is jus he is incdibly kind and gentle and
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 5:00am PST
taxes should not be included. >> this morning, abc7 news anchor will travel to washington, dc, for an interview with president obama and will talk with the president at the white house tomorrow. the live reports from washington, dc, begin this evening, at 5:00 here on abc7 news. hillary clinton is about do go on the speaking circuit and hired the agency that handles her husband to represent her in lining up speaking engagements and will earn well in the six figures for each speech. former president clinton has made $89 million in speaking fees since he left office a dozen years ago. >> now a look at bay bridge upper deck you can see it is starting to glisten with sprinkles and rain here. >> mike? >> we will look at live doppler 7 hd and start with the rain right around south san francisco pulling away from daly city but through the san bruno gap it is getting wet and forbes boulevard and sfo getting wet right now, so possibility with delays. to the north you can see across the border in mendocino county we have more organized showers and heavier rain and you can see the snow t
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 10:00am PST
day. andrea mitchell live in washington where president obama is surrounded by uniform police and is now issuing dire warnings about the consequences if automatic budget cuts, the sequester, will create job losses and a setback to the recovery if that goes into effect next week. in response senate republican leader mitch mcconnell still prefers campaign events to -- joining me now for our daily fix, chris calizza and managing editor of post politics.com. well, chris, we saw the performance at the white house. this was a set piece, if you will. the instant response from mitch mcconnell. the bottom line is neither side is negotiating. the white house now assumes the sequester is going to go into effect. is this going to be worked out by continuing resolutions by the end of march? a little bit of short-term pain, long-term gain? >> yep. you know, andrea, i think performance on both sides is the right word. look, i think the policy debate over whether a deal with get done between now and march 1st to avert the sequester is over. congress is away for the president's day week. when
FOX News
Feb 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
:00 in new york city. this is "the five." ♪ ♪ >> dana: so president obama is about to return to washington after a guys' weekend in florida where he played a round of golf with tiger woods. we'd love to show you pictures but there aren't available because the press was shut out. didn't the president say this last thursday? >> this is the most transparent administration in history. i can documentbe how that is the case. >> dana: the white house press corps is not convinced. fox's senior white house correspondent ed when i have current the president of that group -- ed henry is the currently the president of the group and said they're frustrated not having access to the president all weekend and they will continue to fight for transparency in the days ahead. okay. golf-gate. gutfeld, since you are back and here, you're up first. this isn't really necessarily about golf. this is about the press' frustration feeling like they are not getting access. now that president obama doesn't have another election to run for, maybe the white house press office is testing the waters to see how much they c
KOFY
Feb 19, 2013 12:00am PST
present obama i lf tomorrow. my rept live from washington begin airing tomorrow evening at 5 here on abc 7 news. >> i'lbe re rorng t ne cple daisy tweeting from washington as well. at dan ashley abc 7 so follow me on twitter as well. lackin r experience opportunity to talk about issues we care abou abou >> we look forwa to hearing what he has say time. all right t's check now with sandhy >> w said at t top srm is comi. >> st time wead measurab rain he i the b are brua 8th. itas been a longime inomingswe check out live doppler 7hd not whole lot is happening but there is moisture coming. it's up to the north. crescent city eureka a light moderate rain fallg right w. we ha a wint weher aviso begiing at 4 a. for th sier nevadaake coty aea ruing unl 11:00 m. tuesy. eecting 6 t continue ihes of ow ov thmountain andnow level wi beround 2000 fe.so that'shere theinter athe adsory inffect weigh lack fm ghefinitn roof top mera you n see a beautil view of thba idge spaling tnight. streets are dry therehe ba brge is dry. temratus in the mi40'sround novat santcruz lermo 47an ancisco 49degr
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST
are arguing against new taxes. our news anchor is traveling to washington, dc, this morning, to interview president obama at a white house and will be the only bay area reporter allowed this access. the exclusive reports live from washington, dc beginning today at 5:00 and he will tweet from washington, dc, as well. >> we have been telling you about the rise in gas prices but no one seems to know exactly why. >> hotmail is no more. bloomberg at the new york stock exchange with that and more. what is the outlook? >> people will be interested if that, but, first, gatt prices in the san francisco area, aaa says the average price of a gallon of gas was $4.14 cent for regular, jumping 46 cents from a month ago compared to 42 cent jump nationwide and analysts say it is because of rising oil prices and they are higher but no one is sure exactly why. the main reason is that there is big demand overseas for crude oil in china. there is blame of refinery ship down but we have not hit the spring driving season when the prices go up. >> two office giants talk about a merger, office depot and office m
CNN
Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST
unharmed. >>> his vacation now over, president obama diving right back into the world of washington politics. in the next hour, the president is scheduled to speak about those automatic spending cuts, set to take place next friday unless congress tankes some sor of action. christine romans joins me to break down how we could potentially feel these cuts if something isn't done. good morning. >> good morning, carol. the first question is what is the sequester, this wonky, horrible budget washington word you keep hearing. it's a fancy word for budget cuts, forced budget cuts. you could also think of the sequester as the "or else." last year it was decided we had to get our budget deficit under control, democrats and republicans together, or else, or else we would have these draconian spending cuts start the beginning part of this year. they didn't get their budget act together and this is the or else, the big budget cuts that are automatically going to happen. it's really frustrating, carol, because this was never -- these were never supposed to happen. this was supposed to be somethin
WZDC
Feb 19, 2013 6:30pm EST
capital uestadounidenss con los detalles. >> buenas tardes, josÉ y mary, e en washington el tema migratorio hay un nuevo capÍtulo, el ex pdresidente presidente barack obama decia u que necesitarian la colaboracion de republicanos, pero habiÍan i criticas de que no se habÍa r n reunido con nadie del partido, hablo con john macain, marco i rubio, le agradecio el esfuerzo junto con otro grupo de democ democratas en la cÁmara alta que redactan un proyecto de ley, t esto ocurre despuÉs que se fi r fitlrara un borrador del plan i migratorio, esto creo tension con los republicanos, con la c cÁmara baja >> eric sueÑa con el dÍa que d podrÁ ser ciudadano u estadounidense. >> somos realizados, mis ahnelos alcanzados >> la amplia reforma migratoria, por eso la alianza por la ciu d ciudadania, para que el tema no desaparezca del radar del con e congreso >> todos enfocados a poner pr i pres presiÓn del congreso para que o tome acciÓn para aprobar la r m reforma migratoria. >> parte de la campaÑa es al s resto de la nacion, en el inciio de radio, hablando de los e
FOX News
Feb 19, 2013 1:00pm PST
in washington. the republicans called obama's bluff on this one. fine, you want defense cuts, fine. we want some cuts. i think when the market looks at it, you know, stag nated employment numbers, terrible gdp numbers. we need something in the markets to grasp onto. >> they must realize these cuts, even though they're being presented as draconian are just a spit in the ocean. they're nothing. >> compared to the overall net worth. >> something is better than nothing. >> it's better to do a little something than nothing, and i think the markets want something to grab onto. at this point, hey, finally we're seeing a cut which is something good in the markets seem to like that. >> they like a back bone than no better back bone at all. >> so good with the rhyming. >> i know. jesse jackson, watch out. jonathan, thanks, buddy. >>> what's going on in washington is truly outrageous. it's time to shake things up. >> all right. you really have to love your country a lot to risk embarrassing yourself a lot, but that guy in the white wig figured it's a silly dance. we'll get people talking about all this spe
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
at this front page story as we did in the washington times today. quote, obama agenda is risky for red state democrats. guy cecil has good news for democrats. he pulled a rabbit, rather a donkey, out of his hat last year when the democrats gained seats. actually gained seats in a year that looked like a sure loser for democrats. that's his job to pull off another miracle and hang onto the senate. maggie has beenerman is at politi politico, a senior politico reporter. this is important although it's a year and a half off, people want to know how obama is going to make it. is he going to put points on the board, immigration reform, something on gun safety. he be likes to talk about himself being a center left version i think of a ronald reagan meaning he wants to get into the history books. the question is can he do it with a republican house? probably not. he's hoping to switch it. let's talk about the senate, however. a lot of people in the democratic party are lucky to be in the senate because they don't match up with the way those states vote in presidential elections. is this a danger? >>
ABC
Feb 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
with some southerly winds. the third winter in a row without any real snowstorms here in washington. >> will see you in a few minutes. the white house may be doing a bit of backtracking tonight after news of president obama as proposed immigration stan was leaked to the public. part of the plan would include a visa for those in the country illegally. white house officials said the proposal is merely a backup plan if a bipartisan congressional panel does not come up with an overall plan of their own. >> lieutenant governor bob mcdonnell is reaching out to president obama in a last chance effort to avoid sequestration. cuts would go into effect march 1 unless congress comes up with cuts of their own. his message to the president comes after the president is wrapping up a short vacation in florida. he played 18 holes with tiger woods. tonight he flew back to washington, but congress remains on vacation all this week. >> 7 is on your side tonight with a concern that will affect many of our wallets, the recent surge in gas prices. it has a lot of us on edge. prices have risen every day f
FOX News
Feb 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
save $50 on a droid razr maxx hd by motorola. >>> i'm bret baier in washington. the big story here is president obama's latest appeal to avoid sequestions ration. tonight on "special report," the president used first responders as a backdrop to talk about dangers of letting automatic cut in spending grow take effect a week from friday, calling at it meat cleaver approach that could harm the economy. something else harming economy, cyber attacks. security, perts point the finger at china. we look at the evidence and talk with someone who spent years with the agency. ted cruz is getting attention. the freshman republican is accused of mccarthyism of the interrogation of chuck hagel. is this the early stages of cruz derangen't syndrome? we look at the fine print of deal to send pred over the drones to the uae. it starts at 6:00 eastern. now back to new york and my colleagues with "the five." ♪ ♪ >> kimberly: you won't believe at columbia university yesterday. students showed up for quantum mechanics class. but instead they got a trip show. it wasn't pretty. if .the physics profess
MSNBC
Feb 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
? >> well, the short answer is not anything that comes from president obama. >> a chain of fierce politicking is under way. >> leaks don't happen in washington by accident. >> there is no leadership on the other side of the aisle. >> the president really doesn't want immigration reform. >> with the president in the republican's cross hairs over immigration. >> the obama plan, a backup plan. >> with the level of hostility from the president, i think it is very hard to imagine that his bill is going to pass the house. >> the president has never really had great luck in congress. >> if the president proposes legislation, do you think it will fail? >> of course, of course it will. >> with no other explanation given? >> of course it will. >> congress has not been very productive in the last couple of terms. >> they do wait until the last couple of minutes. >> the so-called sequester. the blame game is under way. >> the president who designed the sequester. >> everybody is blaming everybody. >> here is my belief, let's take obama care and put it on the table. obama care is destroying he
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 3:00am PST
in the "washington post" obama ruse. it's not that different from what rubio's group is talking about. but republicans can slam obama's plan as some sort of kenyan socialist inspired abdication of sovereignty. >> that's a good one. will laugh at that a week. >> they can blast the provisions on boarder security as laughable. they can describe the absence of a real plan for reforming the legal immigration process as slapdash or unserious or whatever they want to call it. so if the president really wants immigration reform to pass one of the most helpful things he could do is put out his own plan as decoy to draw republican fire while the senate works on bipartisan consensus, which looks suspiciously like what just happened. >> i said when rubio went on fox and other shows,it was a kabuki dance. marco rubio's plan is a great plan, look what he's doing and ignored he's doing it at 95% of what the president is doing. i'm fine. whatever gets you through the night, awesome. but let us not pretend that one of these plans is much different than others because it's just not. >> no, it's not. it
Current
Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> stephanie: jacki's healthcare corner. now here she is in the current news center. >> president obama is back in washington today. he is going to give a speech at 10:45 urging congress to avoid the spending cuts that will kick in on friday. any spending cuts need to be coupled with an increase in revenue. the white house has invited emergency workers to appear today for the president's speech. two men who co-chaired the president's debt commission are in 2010 are out with a new plan. so far the president and congress have come up with $2.7 trillion in savings, so this would be on top of that. the bowel simpson proposal recycled some old ideas, including a combination of tax reform, paying providers even less for medicare and medicaid restrictive cost for living adjustments, and making civilian and military personnel pay more for their own health and retirement plans. neither party was jazzed as these ideas back in 2010, and there is no appearance that anything sentiments have changed. the democrats continue to try to win back control of the house. they brought
NBC
Feb 19, 2013 5:00am EST
, virginia, and watched it, d.c., -- and washington, d.c., are vulnerable to the cuts. >> makers are on a break. >> president obama is back at the white house after a week of golfing in florida. congress is still away on a break. floaters' visit the capitol are upset that lawmakers went home. congress has just over a week to avoid self imposed spending cuts. >> it is alarming. it is less than a few weeks away. >> lawmakers are not entirely on vacation. they are back in their districts talking about the impact of the sequestered. >> we have to stop the sequestration cuts. we cannot strand our researchers. >> meat inspectors could slow production. in san diego, 30,000 military jobs would be in jeopardy. >> insiders say staffers are negotiating. >> i believe at the member level behind the scenes there is a lot of maneuvering back-and-forth. >> it is not creating a lot of confidence lawmakers will agree on alternative savings before march 1. lawmakers agreed to the sequestered back and 2011. so for it has not happened. there will have four days left when they return. danielle leigh,
NBC
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
congress and obama will do. jim deneger of the regional board of trade says it does not look good here for thousands of federal workers and private firms with practical contracts in the washington region. >> now is not the time to panic as it relates to sequestration but it is growing in concern. it seems to be clear that congress is making no move to solve the sequestration issue. >> reporter: maryland public leaders banded together to sound the alarm. >> these are folks that will not be able to pay their mortgage, pay their rent, or teachers who won't get grants or housing vouchers that will go unfilled. >> people don't understand it they will need to understand that it is jus bad as the fiscal cliff. it needs to be taken care of now. >> reporter: this is about -- >> this is about as executive baker said, moms and dads who will wake newspaper a couple of months and not have a job. >> reporter: an 8 a year old indicatedering company will feel the effects of i sequestration on its business. >> i'm worried i certainly don't to lay anybody off as a result of sequestration. >> reporter: j
KRON
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
obama's immigration bill is raising eyebrows in washington. republicans and democrats are worried that the bill could derail a bipartisan plan for immigration reform also in the works. jessica gives us the details. >> reporter: senator marco ricky rubio ya who's led the republicans effort to work out an immigration compromise says the white houses proposal is half baked. seriously flawed and dead on arrival. former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan slammed the white house for immigration politics. >> leaking this out sets things in the wrong direction. >> reporter: the debate was going so smoothly. what changed? over the weekend details of the white house's draft immigration bill leeked out. some specifics the president's bill will allow undocumented workers to apply for green cards after eight years. after another five years they could apply for citizenship. but that's not new. the president proposed the same path to citizenship in 2011 and the white house repeatedly says he stands by that. and the white house has written its own immigration bill but the timing of
CSPAN
Feb 19, 2013 7:00am EST
times -- above the fold in the washington times, a story about president obama's agenda, risky to red state democrats, immigration reform, climate change, increasing taxes, including gun control, all risky to red state democrats. above their head line, they have a picture of the senator that republicans are targeting, mark romneyin alaska -- mitt got 55% of the 2012 vote. in arkansas, mark pryor, mitt romney with 60%. in louisiana, and mary landrieu, mitt romney got 57%. in montana, max baucus, mitt romney with 55% of the vote. in north carolina, kay hagan up for reelection, mitt romney, about 51% of the vote. south dakota, tim johnson, mitt romney, 58% of the vote in 2012. these democrats, looking closely and hesitantly at president obama's agenda, on the issues he laid out in the state of the union address. also, a story about senator johanns, republican of nebraska, he has decided that he is not going to run for reelection in 2014. that is the story many papers have this morning. possibly the governor of that state could consider are wrong. senator mike johanns, not running in 2014
CNBC
Feb 19, 2013 4:00am EST
bank's new governor next week. prime minister ship zoe abe will leave for washington this thursday to meet president obama and will return to japan on sunday. abe will likely pick the possible candidate after returning to japan. abe's pushing for aggressive monetary easing. he will bick a nominee who supports his vision to achieve the 2% inflation target. the leading candidates for the boj governor include toshiro muto. a another prominent county is haruhiko kuroda. the asian development bank's president for a 2% inflation target and was a top currency diplomate in the late 1990s. kazamata iowata is a strong candidate. he's an advocate of more quantitative easing. the current boj chief will step down on march 19th. back to you, kelly. >> let's get a view on this from michael plasnik. so where does the yen go from here? >> i think it's important to take into context the comments made by abe and aso. you have to reverse engineer the situation. they're not going to be able to hit a 2% inflation without a significant yen weakness. so they need the yen to weaken about 40%, auto% in orde
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 2:30am PST
arlington february 5th. and finally, president obama facing criticism, presidential privacy on the links is far from unprecedented. here is andrea mitchell with that story. >> reporter: when fdr died in georgia in 1945, the white house reporters were in washington. when president eisenhower had his first heart attack after playing 27 holes of golf outside denver in 1955, the press corp was first told it was a stomach ache. ronald reagan rode his horse without any press coverage. and president clinton had a late night fall in florida. the traveling press corp, miles away. most americans understand that the job is 24/7, others say be prepared to see a different president obama in the second term, willing to do things like playing golf with a controversial figure like tiger woods. >> it is true that if he played golf with tiger woods during the campaign it may have been interpreted differently. and anything was fair game, a source of controversy in a campaign. of course he feels more liberated to do something like that. >> reporter: the white house press corp only found out from twitter and
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